California Department of Transportation


Bicycle Program


Watt Avenue






The Bicycle Facilities Unit (BFU) is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Caltrans bicycle program. In keeping with the Caltrans Strategic Management Plan 2015- 2020, the BFU staff strives to fully integrate bicycles into all aspects of the California transportation system. To do this, the BFU promotes safe, well designed bicycle facilities and the funding, regulations, and education that make such facilities possible. We envision connected networks of bikeways that fit well with other transportation modes, increase safe transportation options for California citizens, and lessen the carbon footprint of California transportation. We work with local, State, and federal transportation agencies to improve cycling for all Californians.

Bicycle-related Caltrans programs:

New programs and events: Design guidance: Bicycle Committees:

For more information, please contact:

Paul Moore
Bicycle Facilities Unit
Division of Local Assistance, MS-1
California Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 942874
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001
Phone: (916) 653-2750

To report any difficulty experienced in accessing Caltrans programs, services or activities or any discriminations covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act or the Fair Employment and Housing Act, please contact us at (866)810-6346 Voice; 711 TTY; (916)324-1999 or email to

Please feel free to send comments regarding this web site to the DLA Webmaster.

Page Last Updated: October 18, 2017